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Car sharing host FAQs

If you're thinking about starting a car sharing business, you probably have questions. We have answers!

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What is car sharing?

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Car sharing is a business where people book privately owned cars for short periods of time. At Getaround®, this is usually by the hour but it might be for a day or even longer.

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What is Getaround?

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The Getaround car sharing platform includes an iOS and Android app guests use to find and book a car, and our proprietary hardware, Getaround Connect®, to unlock and secure the car. This creates a contactless experience for both the host and guest.

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Do I need experience to start a car sharing business?

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You do not need experience to start a car sharing business. Getaround will help you every step of the way. We provide you and your guests with 24/7 support.

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Where can I get help starting my car sharing business?

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In addition to our experienced 24/7 support team, when you have two or more cars on Getaround, you will also have a dedicated Fleet Business Manager (FBM) to help you with strategic decisions.

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How much does it cost to list my car and become a host?

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Starting a Getaround car sharing business is one of the least expensive businesses you can start. It costs just $100 per car for set up and $20 per month.

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How much can I earn as a car sharing host?

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How much you can earn per car is different for everyone and depends on many factors such as, type of car, area you service, how much you owe on your car, and other considerations. On average, owners report earning about $500 per car per month.

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Is car sharing a side hustle?

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Many Getaround hosts have full-time jobs and use car sharing to supplement their income. They report spending about 30 – 60 minutes per week per car for routine maintenance, washing, and other tasks to ensure their cars are ready for guests.

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How do I sign up to become a car sharing host?

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Click the button to scroll to the sign up form. Once you submit the form, you will have the opportunity to create an account and give your first car a name. If you're not quite ready for the big step, click here to join our mailing list.

WHAT MAKES GETAROUND DIFFERENT?

It’s the easy road to owning a business.

You can become a Getaround® host with no previous business experience.

Getaround paves the way for you to build your business.

Car sharing is one of the fastest-growing industries globally, and demand for shared cars is increasing. In just days, you can share vehicles on the Getaround platform and generate revenue for you and your family.

Sign up today to get started. Onboarding is fast and simple. We will arrange to install Getaround Connect®, our proprietary technology that enables contactless car sharing, into your car. That means guests can find, book, and unlock your car from their phone during their reservations.

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If you've considered a franchise or other small business, you know start-up costs can be in the tens of thousands, but with Getaround, you can add your cars to the platform for about $100 each upfront, along with a $20 monthly data subscription.

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We are looking for aspiring entrepreneurs who need a low-cost way to start a business and the right opportunity to do so. Join our community of Getaround power hosts and become your own boss today.

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The Getaround advantage

Today, more than six million people across seven countries can enjoy Getaround's contactless car sharing experience. Many say it's more convenient and makes them feel safer than other transportation options.

When you start a business on our platform — you don't need to go out and find customers. We already have guests looking for cars like yours now. Get started today.

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5 reasons to car share on Getaround

Low start-up costs

Unlike other startup opportunities, there are no long-term contracts; you can list your cars for about $100 each, along with a $20 monthly data subscription, and start sharing within days.

No experience required

Becoming a car sharing host requires no experience. All you need is a car and a desire to succeed.

Dedicated fleet business managers

For hosts with two or more cars, we provide you with a dedicated FBM to help you develop your strategy and make the right decisions about cars, markets, and more.

Launch in days, not months

Getting started is as easy as completing a form. We'll take care of the rest, including arranging for the installation of Getaround Connect® so you can begin sharing your cars right away.

Insurance included

Up to a $1 million insurance policy covers hosts located in most areas during an active trip, so you can rest easy knowing your cars are protected.

How do I sign up as a power host?

In about 5 minutes and 3 easy steps, you can start a business on Getaround. See how.

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Sign up and name your first car

It's easy to get started. Just click this button to go to the sign-up form and tell us about you and your business. When you click submit, give your first car a name and to begin the onboarding process.

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Create a profile and upload photos

Use the car manager to create a profile for each car. You can create profiles one at a time or import listings if you have lots of cars. Listing your car costs $100 per car for setup and $20 per month. Your credit card will not be charged until your car is ready for bookings.

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Install Getaround Connect®

Now that you have profiles, your fleet manager will contact you to make an appointment to have our proprietary hardware, Getaround Connect® installed in each car. This device enables guests to unlock the car with their phone and provides you will car and trip insights and security. Once it's installed, you're ready for bookings!

Our commitment to your success.

Getaround is committed to your success as a car sharing host. That's why we created the Host Community and provide you with tools and resources to help you start, build, and grow your car sharing business.

Not only will you have a dedicated fleet business manager to help you with strategy so you can make informed business decisions, but we also offer a Help Center and 24/7 support for you and your guests.

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Creating entrepreneurs

Kisean Smith
Getaround Power Host

Kisean is a 26-year-old black man living, working, and succeeding in Atlanta, GA. He was looking for sharing solutions to earn income and learned about Getaround and now has 11 cars and is aiming for 100.

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Build a car sharing business on Getaround

Whether you’re looking to start a business or you currently manage your own vehicle business, Getaround car sharing offers technology and resources to help you succeed.

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*Please note: Sharing your car on Getaround may violate the terms of your vehicle lease or loan agreement. We encourage you to review your lease or loan agreement before proceeding with the host set-up process.